Trump says Navalny was ‘brave,’ but should not have returned to Russia News

UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United States warned Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the UN on Tuesday that they “must walk back from the brink of war,” as tensions rise between the neighbors.Kinshasa, the United Nations and Western countries say Rwanda is supporting a rebel group active in eastern DRC in a … Read more

Trump rails against New York fraud ruling as he faces fines that could exceed half-a-billion dollars News

More than 400 detained in Russia at events in memory of Navalny, rights group says ST PETERSBURG, Russia: More than 400 people have been detained at events across 32 Russian cities since the death of Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most formidable opponent, according to rights group OVD-Info, as Russians continued to gather and lay … Read more

Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million, barred from NY business for 3 years, judge rules News

LONDON: Concerns are mounting over the future of Britain’s Inter Faith Network, founded in 1997 to improve cohesion between religious communities, as the government considers scrapping its funding. The Guardian reported on Friday that Communities Secretary Michael Gove had written to the IFN saying he was “minded to withdraw” £155,000 ($194,599) of provisional funding over … Read more

Putin says Russia prefers Biden to Trump because he’s ‘more experienced and predictable’ News

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has signed an order shielding Palestinians in the United States from deportation for the next 18 months, the White House said on Wednesday, citing deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip. The move grants “deferred enforced departure” to an estimated 6,000 Palestinians, a Biden administration official said.In a statement, White House … Read more

Allies fear the US is becoming less reliable, with growing concern over a possible Trump return News

Dhaka: Billal Hossain was 8 months old when his mother Nurjahan Begum agreed to send him to day care at a charity-run orphanage near their home in a poor neighborhood of Dhaka. A few days later, he was gone forever. Thousands of Bangladeshi babies were adopted abroad in the 1970s. Most of them were children … Read more

Appeals court rejects Trump claim of immunity from prosecution News

In Pakistan’s Gujrat, two Chaudhrys in bare-knuckle election fight after family feud  GUJRAT: In Pakistan, bitter electoral contests between blood relatives, fellow tribesmen and traditional rivals are the hallmark of any election. But this election season, all eyes are on a bare-knuckle battle between two stalwarts of the powerful and hard-nosed Chaudhry clan, an influential … Read more

Flexing clout, Trump pressures Republicans to kill Ukraine aid deal News

WASHINGTON: It is a full nine months until the presidential election but Donald Trump is already wielding extraordinary influence as he seeks to bend US foreign policy to his ambitions of a return to the White House. The Republican has been a private citizen since leaving office in 2021 but is running for reelection and … Read more

Biden wins South Carolina Democratic primary, vows to make Trump a loser — again News

QUETTA: For many like 38-year-old Mohammad Abid Hayat from the Pakistan National Assembly’s NA-263 constituency in the southwestern Balochistan province, the 2024 general elections come with little hope of change for voters who say political parties are following a decades-old pattern of promoting dynasties over grassroots politics. Pakistan’s political landscape has long been dominated by … Read more

Trump White House pharmacy improperly provided drugs and misused funds, Pentagon report finds News

WASHINGTON: The White House Medical Unit during the Trump administration provided prescription drugs, including controlled substances, to ineligible staff and spent tens of thousands of dollars more on brand-name drugs than what generic equivalents would have cost, a Pentagon report shows. The unit, part of the White House Military Office, did not comply with federal … Read more

Trump says he feels mentally sharp after Haley attacks his age, gaffes News

SANAA, Yemen: US forces struck an anti-ship missile in Houthi-held Yemen that they said was ready to fire Saturday, hours after the Iran-backed rebels caused a fire on a British tanker in the Gulf of Aden with a similar munition.US and British forces have launched joint strikes aimed at reducing the Houthis’ ability to target … Read more